Shawn Maxwell’s New Tomorrow-CD release show at City Winery, 10/2

Hello, my name is Shawn Maxwell and I am a professional saxophonist based in Chicago. I’ve spent the last 16 years performing as a sideman & leader in many different bands. This is when I realized that not only did I want to compose and perform music, but I wanted to be different from every other musician out there now.

Otis: a Chicago Band that had a unique blend of New Soul, Funk, Blues & Jazz!

A few weeks back in a little bar over on Halsted a band caught my eye. I am usually seeking out the latest dub or electro to hit the scene, but back in the day I used to actually pick up my guitar. The blues, and rock & roll are actually what initiated my passion for music. Otis incorporates true live music, and it is unusual to see such talented musicians these days, especially when they’re all under twenty-five.